amd64 kernel installed on i386 machine?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Thu Feb 21 18:31:30 UTC 2008

> [root at web1 /usr/local]# uname -aFreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE #0: Sun Jan  6 22:37:33 CST 2008     root at web1:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/web1  amd64

you did all right. you installed 64-bit kernel on 64-bit capable machine.

amd64 is just a standard for 64-bit extension of x86, not AMD processors.

i run FreeBSD/amd64 on core2 duo for example

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